Lady Vandals Summer Softball team began it’s 2016 summer play this week with a scrimmage on Monday against Central Illinois Elite out of Pana and a game vs. St. Elmo Thursday night. The team will play 7 total dates in June – 4 dates of games against other area high school aged teams, an alumni game on June 20, a coach-controlled scrimmage vs. Pana (last monday) and a Pitching Machine scrimmage with the Vandalia 14U team on Monday, June 13.
On Thursday night, the Lady Vandals won a 7-inning contest against St. Elmo 3-2 in walk-off fashion in the bottom of the 7th. Lindsay Dagen went 3-3 in the contest and Samantha Miller added a bunt single. Kennedy Fiscus, Catti Hoffman, and Alisha Swain scored the runs for the Lady Vandals, and J’Amy Jackson added the only RBI of the contest. Kaitlyn Mills went the distance in the circle for the win, allowing 0 earned runs, 4 hits, 1 walk, 1 hit batter, and striking out 13.